The Adventures of a Blind and
Physically Disabled Award-Winning Author
Inspiration & Motivation to Empower You to Go for Your Own Gold Medals
About The Author:
Shirley Cheng, daughter of Juliet Cheng, was born in 1983, in Albany, New York. Shirley’s birth was the beginning of a new world for both mother and daughter. Shirley was diagnosed with severe juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at only eleven months old. Shirley Cheng's life consisted of many years of hospitalization which caused her ability to receive an education a major delay. Shirley did not start her schooling until she was eleven years old. It took her only 180 days to master grade levels in all areas, and was then transferred to a sixth grade class room. When Shirley was seventeen, she lost her eyesight due to the intake of digestive enzymes, even more reason for her to feel like giving up, but it only challenged her to strive higher and higher.
Through Shirley’s own words, she inspires many saying, "Although I'm blind, I can see far and wide; even though I'm disabled, I can climb high mountains. Let the ropes of hope haul you high!" Shirley Cheng's self-esteem is truly glowing through her continuous smiles and words as you read her story.
Shirley wrote three books at the age of 20 years old.
Here are just a few more achievements that Shirley has managed to earn:
- co-authored a self-improvement book with Jack Canfield & John Gray, Bob Proctor, Alan Cohen and Richard Carlson, entitled "101 Great Ways to Improve Your Life, Volume 2"; Author of "The Revelation of a Star's Endless Shine"; Author of the book, "Dance with Your Heart", and also Author of the book "Daring Quests of Mystics".
-is an advocate of parental rights in children's medical care, aide/caregiver monitoring and screening for students with special needs and people with disabilities, and world peace.
- tied for 1st place in the second Annual Be the Star You Are!™ national Writing Contest, garnering her a third live appearance on the nationally syndicated radio program, "Be the Star You Are"!
- Plans to attending college at Harvard University, where she plans to earn doctorates in microbiology, zoology, astronomy, physiology, and pathology after a successful eye surgery.
Shirley’s story is not only about her challenges and misfortunes, but she also shares with us the love and respect that her mother showed over and over again. It is clear where Shirley has gained most of her positive attributes. Her mother’s never-ending energy to keep moving forward reaches out and touches you throughout Shirley’s story.
Here is another quote from Shirley that will bring you to another sweet side of Shirley Cheng's personality: "I've made it one of my life's missions to touch as many people as I possibly can to bring humor, hope, and healing," says Shirley, whose personal motto is "A dancing heart teaches true."
Shirley is an excellent writer and poet with a charm and intelligence that would make anyone envious. Her age and illness has never stood in her way of succeeding and embracing everything that life has to offer. Shirley, it was a true pleasure reading your book. Womensselfesteem.com thanks you for sharing a part of your life.
About the Book:
The Adventures of a Blind and Physically Disabled Award-Winning Author, will take you into the life and struggles of two people: A mother who through her love, devotion, loyalty and ability to just push forward all the while disregarding her own illness's and selflessness. A daughter who is physically disabled, blind, highly intelligent, insightful, talented and who is truly inspired not only by the gift of life but also by the genuine love and respect she has for her mother. This book reveals a crucial part of Shirley Cheng's life that will be a lesson to all of its readers that a mind inspired by the gift of life can take pain, suffering, misfortune, even busy traffic or bad weather and turn it into something that can be overcome with a single positive thought and the love of life itself. Shirley's continued efforts to create and share her inspirations through her books are commendable. Along her side, her mother continues to struggle with Shirley and overcome obstacles that most of us can not even conceive of. Together they are determined to send a message out to the people that the gift of life, we were so blessed with, should not be treated with disrespect but should be embraced and treasured.
Womensselfesteem.com highly recommends : 'The Adventures of a Blind and Physically Disabled Award-Winning Author'', as a definite resource book for anyone that feels that their struggles cannot be overcome. Through this book you will learn how to choose your battles and overcome negative thinking that only drags you down and depletes you of any positive energy. Do you want to embrace life and learn how to love yourself? Then read Shirley Cheng's thoughts and I promise that you will not be disappointed. Again many thanks to Shirley for her outstanding efforts in sharing her insights with us!
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